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PostPosted: Sat 06 Jun, 2020 2:21 am    Post subject: What was the Roman Gladius made of?         Reply with quote

Was the Roman Gladius made out of iron or steel?
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Some were made of iron. Some were made of steel. Some had an iron core with a steel edge welded on. Some were made of unquenched steel with workhardened edges. Some were made from differentially heat treated steel.
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Thanks for the reply.
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